The new page (pictured above) breaks down Apple's services, online stores, and specific features within iCloud. Also included is a "detailed timeline" which shows you a full day's worth of activity, and a rundown of any outages or issues with specific services.
The system replaces one Apple used specifically for iCloud features, which showed checkboxes next to items that had been fixed. The newer system uses green squares and orangered triangles next to each individual service to indicate their status.
The changes come after a series of disruptions to various Apple services during the past several months, which left some of Apple's services like iTunes Match and iMessage, not working for large groups of users. Apple received a fair amount of criticism over the uptime of those services, as well as its tools for monitoring the status.
(via The Next Web)